Canterbury College - Soft Glam Makeup Tutorial
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Soft Glam Makeup Tutorial

Level 2 Media and Theatrical Make-up student, Maddie, has shared this make-up tutorial and her top tips with us to create a soft glam look, perfect for a party.

Step 1:

Before you apply any make-up, make sure you have a clean face and have removed any existing make-up or dirt from your face, to create a clean base for the make-up.

Step 2:

Start off by prepping the eyes with a small amount of concealer and set with a powder. Then draw a wing on the eye with a brown eyeliner.

Step 3:

Then buff out the liner with a small pencil brush.

Next, apply your transition eyeshadow shade onto the eyelid and focus it on the wing you have drawn to buff it out, going into the inner part of the eye with the excess eyeshadow left on the brush.

Step 4:

Next, apply a black gel liner to create a small wing, taking it onto 3/4 of the lash line. Then, take a dark brown shade and buff over the liner to smoke it out.

Take a lighter brown eyeshadow shade and buff out the the previous colour. After that, take the transition shade you used in Step 3 to blend out the light brown, connecting it to the crease. 

L - Step 2  R - Step 4

Step 5:

Take your favourite concealer and use this to cut the crease on your eyelid. Then set the concealer with a small amount of loose face powder to set it. 

Step 6:

Apply your favourite mascara to your eyelashes. You can also apply some false eyelashes if you want a more dramatic effect. 

Step 7:

The next step is all about creating a dewy skin look. Apply a thin layer of your favourite foundation and make sure to blend it all in.

To sculpt your cheekbones, add a small amount of cream bronzer on the natural line of your cheekbones, and blend in an upwards motion. 

L - Step 5  R - Step 6 

Step 8:

Then apply concealer under the eye and blend it in with a sponge or brush. Add some cream blush onto the apples of your cheeks.

Next, add some face powder to set your face and apply powder blush and bronzer to create a more dramatic look if you wish. 

Step 9: 

Take an eyebrow pencil that matches your natural brow shade and apply thin, hair-like strokes. Then apply a clear brow gel to set your brows in place. 

Step 10:

Line your lips and fill them in with a nude/light pink coloured lip liner. Then apply a similar shade lipstick and add a lip gloss if you want more shine. 

Step 11: 

To keep your make-up looking fresh and maintain your look throughout the day, take your favourite setting spray and spray it in 'T' shape evenly to your face. 

L - Step 9  R - The finished look 

Feeling inspired? Take a look at our Media and Theatrical Media Make-up courses here.